Xconomy Forum: Innovation at Biotech's Epicenter
1:00 – 2:00Registration
2:00 – 2:10Welcome & Introductions
Regis Kelly, Director, QB3
Alex Lash, National Biotechnology Editor, Xconomy
2:10 – 2:30Opening Keynote: UCSF in the 21st Century
Sam Hawgood, Chancellor, University of California, San Francisco
2:30 – 2:55One-on-One Chat: CIRM Rebooted?
C. Randal Mills
, President and CEO, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Alex Lash, National Biotechnology Editor, Xconomy
2:55 – 3:25Discussion: Big Data for Big (And Small) Biopharma
Gini Deshpande
, CEO, NuMedii
Dongliang Ge, Director of Bioinformatics, Gilead Sciences
Rick Morrison, CEO, Comprehend Systems
David Shaywitz, CMO, DNAnexus (moderator)
3:25 – 3:55Networking Break
3:55 – 4:15Solo Talk: Synthetic Biology, From DIY to Big Business
Jack Newman, Co-founder and CSO, Amyris
4:15 – 4:40Bay Area Bloodlines: An Investor/CEO Discussion
Mark Goldsmith, Partner, Third Rock Ventures
Ted Love, CEO, Global Blood Therapeutics
4:40 – 5:00Solo Talk: Microchips and Single Cells
Robert C. Jones, EVP of Research & Development, Fluidigm
5:00 – 5:30Discussion: Incubator/Accelerators, the Bay Area’s Latest Shared Economy
Lindy Fishburne, Executive Director, Breakout Labs; SVP for Investments, Thiel Foundation
Arvind Gupta, Investment Partner, SOSventures; Co-founder, IndieBio Accelerator
Chris Haskell, Head of U.S. Science Hub, Bayer HealthCare
Stephanie Marrus, Director of the Entrepreneurship Center, University of California, San Francisco
Alex Lash, National Biotechnology Editor, Xconomy (moderator)
5:30 – 6:30Networking Reception
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